Weekly Newsletter: Checklist for Testing Web Page Functionality
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The finishing line for TestBash Detroit Super Early Bird tickets is getting closer, in fact you have until the 24th January to get your tickets booked, or until they sell out.
Testing and the Community
- TestBash Finally Makes it to New Zealand! - Find out how Teresa got on at TestBash New Zealand, thanks to tickets sponsored by Flux.
- Masterclass: Test Environments Management with Docker - Tomasz is sharing practical information on Tuesday 14th January, save your spot for our online webinar.
- American ADA Legal Cases & The Impact On Global Accessibility - Helen looks at the current legal requirements for accessibility across the World and examines the increase in legal cases and their merits.
- Checklist for Testing Web Page Functionality - This checklist is focused on web applications but a lot of it can be used for desktop applications, apps, services, messages or even mainframes.
- 5 Software Testing Resolutions That You Should Adopt In 2020 - Some good actionable goals to have.
- Hundreds of hours Mob Programming over Four Years - Is it Still Worth It? - Time to start doing more mobbing?
- Defining Platform Engineering vs SRE from a testers vocabulary - Interesting perspective, do you think these analogies help?
- testing concerns - Good reminder to speak up.
- Would Heu-Risk It? Part 6: Allies - New cards created to help expand your thinking around testing.
Upcoming MoT Events
- Masterclass: Test Environments Management with Docker with Tomasz Konieczny - 8pm UK Time - 1 hour - 14th January 2020
- TestBash Brighton - 26th - 27th March 2020
- TestBash Detroit - 23rd - 24th April 2020
- TestBash Netherlands - 28th -29th May 2020
- Chrome DevTools: Identifying Form Inputs with no Labels - Great information on making sure your website is accessible to all.
- Improving WCAG for elderly web accessibility - The increase of ageing people and the possibilities that are extended to the Internet users have led studies into the improvement of web accessibility solutions for older people.
- The Command Line, Demystified- Part I - Good basics to help you get started with command line.
- Listen beyond the pass and fail: A story of looking at the bigger picture - Interesting problem solving to tackle legacy automation problems and improving trust.
- Writing tests for RESTful APIs in Python using requests – part 3: working with XML - Are you trying to get more familiar with Python?
- Testing for Fragmentation: Why do you need cross-browser testing for compatibility? - The bane of cross browser compatibility still exists, how do you deal with it?
- How to Automate Deep Link Testing on Emulators, Simulators and Real Devices - Learn how to use shortcuts to make execution speed less important by using deep links.
- Testing can sometimes be a lonely job - Simple post with some great reminders to our testing community.
- User Experiences need Human-Centered APIs - As APIs do more and more, how do we ensure they meet people’s needs?
- Hoarding Content: How Long to Keep Ideas in Any Form Around - It’s common for teams to have large lists of bugs, large backlogs, and large lists of various things to do. Does it make sense to do so?
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts...
- Episode 652 - Tools, Tips and Tricks - Searchcode.com - Searchcode.com is a search engine for source code, how can it help in your development work?
- ABT 343 - Conor Fitzgerald talks about his experiences in testing, his experiences in Modern Testing, and a whole lot more.
- Episode 35 Adam Shostack: The Human Element of Threat Modeling - Adam discusses the history of information security, how he sees technology changing, and where interpersonal skills play a critical role in the field.
- 160: SNAFUs! MS Word, Amazon Ring, and TikTok - Discussing how Microsoft Word helped trap a multi-million dollar fraudster, how Amazon Ring may be recording more than you're comfortable with, and how teens are flocking to TikTok (and why that might be a problem).
- Firefox attacks: Homeland Security urges all users to update browsers immediately in rare warning - If you use Mozilla Firefox’s web browser, you’ll want to drop what you are doing right now and update it.
- Travelex being held to ransom by hackers - A cyber-attack has forced the firm to turn off all computer systems and resort to using pen and paper.
- Does TikTok Have a Major Security Problem? - TikTok has reportedly had major security vulnerabilities of late.
- Big Game Ransomware being delivered to organisations via Pulse Secure VPN -A security vulnerability is being used to deliver ransomware into organisations, with targeted delivery to also delete backups and disable endpoint security controls.
- Principal QA Engineer - Manchester, UK
- Junior Software Tester - Stockport, UK
- Freelance QA Lead - Hungarian speaking - Budapest, Hungary
- Become a Mentor - Essentials Meetup London
- PTM Meetup #4.3 - Porto
- Interviewing testers - Software Testing Clinic Belfast
- Interviewing testers - Software Testing Clinic Nottingham
- Become a Mentor - Essentials Meetup Cambridge
- BDD testing - industrialisation des tests avec Cucumber - Lyon
- Software Testing in Abu Dhabi: First Meetup - AbuDhabi
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